Work at Eden Rivers Trust

Eden Rivers Trust is the only charity dedicated to the conservation and protection of the Eden catchment for the benefit of people and wildlife. We’re one of around 40 Rivers Trusts that work across England and Wales. Join us and you’ll get to work with a team of dedicated people and gain a unique breadth of experience.

Working for Eden Rivers Trust offers a number of benefits – not just in a traditional sense but also through knowing that your work is helping to make a real difference to the people and wildlife of the Eden catchment.

All our job vacancies are listed below. From time to time we also advertise work placement and internship opportunities for people who want to lend a hand. If you would like to get involved as a volunteer please complete our volunteer registration form.

Current vacancies

Head of Conservation
Penrith, Cumbria
Permanent, Full time
Salary: £37,500 – £45,000 pa

We are looking for an experienced and strategic senior conservationist, to drive forward our conservation programme; improving and protecting the rivers within the Eden Catchment.
If you are seeking a challenging conservation leadership role in a superb location this post could be ideal for you. Closing date 9am, 24 February, 2021.

Find out more and apply for this role >>


We will always acknowledge receipt of your application if you submit it by email. Due to limited staff capacity, we are not able to respond in person to every candidate who is not shortlisted, please assume that if you have not heard from us within two weeks, on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.

Thank you for your interest in working for Eden Rivers Trust.